May 17, 1989 |
C.J. Segerstrom & Sons, which owns and operates South Coast Plaza, has hired a Dallas shopping center manager to oversee day-to-day operations at the Costa Mesa mega-mall and other Segerstrom properties. Skip Stephenson, director of retail operations at the NorthPark Shopping Center in Dallas, confirmed Tuesday that he will join the Segerstrom firm May 30 as director of operations and administration. In the newly created executive position, Stephenson, 45, will head operations at South Coast Plaza, its Crystal Court annex, and South Coast Village, the retail-restaurant complex across Sunflower Avenue from the original mall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1991 |
The development firm C. J. Segerstrom & Sons is asking the city to waive $1.5 million in fees assessed against it for traffic improvements so that the money can be used to build a pedestrian bridge over Bristol Street. If the City Council deems the proposed bridge a major traffic improvement, it could forgive $1.5 million in "trip fees" charged to Segerstrom for every car entering or leaving the area.
March 5, 1998 |
Crystal Court, the "other" mall that has long been overshadowed by neighboring South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, will undergo a major revitalization that includes a motorized walkway to connect the two retail centers. C.J. Segerstrom & Sons, the family-owned development company that operates both malls, plans to have an 800-foot walkway over Bear Avenue "up and running within 18 months," Anton Segerstrom, general manager of Crystal Court, said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1991 |
Officials at C.J. Segerstrom & Sons said Tuesday they will change their written employee policies at South Coast Plaza and other management offices to specifically ban workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.
September 7, 1989 |
Looking for cheaper quarters, IBM will build a 20-story office building near South Coast Plaza next year in a joint venture with Costa Mesa developer C.J. Segerstrom & Sons. International Business Machines will sign what is thought to be the third-largest lease in the county, occupying 164,000 square feet, officials said Wednesday, or more than a third of the building when it opens in 1991. Local brokers said the deal is probably worth at least $90 million.
March 15, 1992 |
Talk to merchants at Crystal Court or South Coast Plaza Village and expect to hear the same word pop up over and over again. The word is quiet. "The mall overall is really quiet," one said. "It gets rather quiet here," another said. "It gets so quiet you can hear the crickets," yet a third said. In the mall business, quiet is bad. Most retailers depend upon a steady stream of customers to attract attention to their stores.
March 5, 1998 |
Crystal Court, the "other" mall that has long been overshadowed by neighboring South Coast Plaza, will undergo a major revitalization that includes a motorized walkway to connect the two retail centers. C.J. Segerstrom & Sons, the family-owned development company that operates both malls, plans to have an 800-foot people mover over Bear Street "up and running within 18 months," Anton Segerstrom, general manager of Crystal Court, said Wednesday.
March 7, 1990 |
Orange County will add an unusual new building to its skyline--which some critics have called boring and mundane--with the addition next year of a 21-story, stainless steel office tower near South Coast Plaza that was designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli. Pelli, who recently designed what could become the world's tallest skyscraper in Chicago, Tuesday unveiled a model of the new Costa Mesa building, which is being jointly developed by the Segerstrom family and IBM Corp.